Carbon Monoxide Safety Reminder

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St. Louis County Sheriff's Office News Release

Incident Date: 10/25/2019

Incident Time: 1700hrs 

Incident location: St Louis County

Incident Summary:

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas produced by burning gasoline, wood, propane, charcoal or other fuel. Improperly ventilated appliances and engines, particularly in a tightly sealed or enclosed space, may allow carbon monoxide to accumulate to dangerous levels. Carbon monoxide poisoning can cause tissue damage and death. Improperly installed or maintained appliances can also emit this gas. Please check C02 detectors for properly function and replace batteries as needed. If you suspect you may have a carbon monoxide leak or issue, contact your local fire department.

Authority: Sgt Erik Peterson

Date:          10/25/2019                                                   Time: 1700